Bauchi Police Recover 109 Cows, 74 Sheep from Rustlers
Bauchi State is one of the North Eastern States in the Country, which is confronted with numerous security challenges such as Kidnapping, Armed Banditry, Cattle Rustling, thuggery, Rape and other manifestation of violent crimes. The location of Lame Burra forest in Ningi L.G.A, Balmo forest in Gajuwa L.G.A, Yuda and Mundu, Panshanu and Megemu forest in Toro L.G.A and Yankari Games Reserve in Alkaleri L.G.A provide a cover for criminal elements who perpetrate heinous crimes.
Recently there is proactive measures steps taken by the Commissioner of Police *CP Abiodun S. Alabi fdc, psc, mnim,* through robust synergy with Government and other security agencies; Vigilante groups; Religious/Traditional institution; youths and other stakeholders which has made the state enjoying relative peace.
Arrest of criminal elements before, during and after commission of offences has been recorded by the Command
*BREAKTHROUGH AND ACHIEVEMENTS RECORDED BY THE COMMAND:*
In the fight against crime and criminality in Bauchi State with sustained operations, Intelligent led community-policing engagements and other crime fighting strategies.
The Command has with earnest professionalism continued to execute its mandate, and made remarkable achievements in the course of policing the state.
This fact was achieved as a result of strategies mentioned above under the guidance and directives of the Commissioner of Police *CP Abiodun S. Alabi, fdc, psc mnim.*
Consequently, the Command within the last 6 months from 8th March 2021 to date recorded over two hundred and twenty-one (221) cases, and arrested over three hundred and fifty-two (352) suspects in connection to various crimes committed within and outside the State.
The summary of major achievements recorded is here by synopsized.
The command has recorded over forty-two (42) cases of Armed Robbery; one hundred and fifteen (115) suspects were arrested in connection with the cases. Eighteen (18) cases of Kidnapping, twenty-nine (29) suspects were arrested in connection with the cases. Fifteen (15) Kidnapped victims were rescued from the Kidnappers. Fifty-nine (59) cases of Rape, sixty-nine (69) suspects were arrested in connection with the cases. Thirty-five (35) cases of Culpable Homicide, sixty-six (66) suspects were arrested in connection with the cases. Seven (7) cases of Attempt to Commit Homicide, five (5) suspects were arrested in connection with the cases. Thirty-five (35) cases of Theft, Forty-nine (49) suspects were arrested in connection with the cases. Twenty-five (25) cases of other offences, nineteen (19) suspects were arrested in connection with the cases. Subsequently Lethal weapons were mopped-up from unlicensed individuals as crime preventive measures; eighty-eight (88) firearms and Six thousand four hundred and sixty (6,460) ammunition were recovered.
*RECOVERED MOPPED-UP FIREARMS*
Twenty-five (25) AK-47 rifle
One (1) Locally made SMG
One (1) SMG
One Locally made Fabricated AK47
One (1) English Barretta and One Magazine
Twenty nine (29) Rusted/unserviceable locally made P/catridges
Twenty even (27) Rusted/unserviceable locally made revolver
One Locally made Dane Gun
*RECOVERED MOPPED-UP AMMUNITION*
Eight hundred and seventy-four (874) 7.6mm
Five thousand and twenty two (5022) 5.56mm
One hundred and thirteen (113) 9X19mm
Two hundred and seventy-four (274) 62.7mm
One hundred and seventy seven (177) 38mm
Five (5) Dane Gun
Three(3) Locally made single Barrel Gun
Three (3) Locally made revolver pistol
Six (6) Locally made pistol
Fourteen (14) rounds of live Cartridges
Sixty-seven (67) rounds of live ammunition
Thirty-three (33) pellets used as bullets.
One (1) Golf salon motor-vehicle
One Toyota Corolla Motor-vehicle
Nineteen (19) different Motorcycles
*DOMESTIC ANIMALS RECOVERED FROM CATTLE RUSTLERS*
1. One-hundred and nine (109) Cows
Seventy-four (74) sheep
*MONETARY EXHIBITS RECOVERED*
Nine-hundred and seven thousand Seven hundred and sixty naira(N 907,760.00)
Eleven thousand five hundred seifer (11500).
*OTHER OFFENSIVE WEAPONS RECOVERED:*
One hundred and seventeen (117) Cutlasses
Seven (07) sticks
Six (6) machetes
Eight (8) knives
*OTHER STOLEN/RECOVERED PROPERTY:*
Forty (40) mobile phones of different models
Four (4) plasma TV sets
Three (3) Laptops
It is pertinent to emphasize here these aforementioned successes were made possible through information availed to the Police from members of the public, who as partners in progress with the Nigeria Police share our desires and aspirations to enable a safe and secure environment for all residents in the State.
The Command has put in place crime preventive measures which includes: visibility policing, community partnership, constant raids of black spots, regular foot and vehicular patrols, surveillance on buildings and vulnerable areas, stop and search, and intelligence led policing through partnership with sister agencies and other non-governmental organizations in order to nip in the bud, all forms of crime and criminality and also to flush out their hideouts in the state.
Finally, the Commissioner of Police Bauchi State Command *CP Abiodun S. Alabi fdc, psc, mnim* appreciates the Bauchi State Government, member of the forth estate realm, other sister security agencies, judiciary, members of PCRC, Special Constabularies, Hunters association, vigilante group, other relevant stakeholders like Danga security and the entire good people of the State for their cooperation, support, encouragement as well as prayers. Moreover, the command will not relent on its oars, as we will continue to put in measures to weed out unscrupulous elements in order to achieve a crime-free State.
SP AHMED MOHAMMED WAKIL Anipr
*POLICE PUBLIC RELATIONS OFFICER,*
*FOR: COMMISSIONER OF POLICE,*
*BAUCHI STATE COMMAND.*
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Report By: PRNigeria.com